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Greek Style Lamb Roast

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Greek Style Lamb Roast

This delicious Greek style Lamb Roast recipe will make the perfect centre piece for your next BBQ lunch or dinner party. Created by Chef Shellie Froidevaux, this recipe is supercharged in an aromatic marinade before being roasted in our NN-CT56 3-in-1 Convection Microwave. Pair it with Shellie's fresh Greek salad and you have a winning combination on your hands!



  • 2 kg lamb leg bone in
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 lemon zest and juice
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbs dried oregano
  • 6 sprigs thyme
  • sea salt
  • cracked black pepper

Greek Salad

  • 3 to matoes
  • ½ cucumber deseeded
  • ½ red onion
  • 100 g feta
  • 1 cup kalamata olives, pitted
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • Greek pita bread to serve
  • Greek yoghurt to serve


  • In a large dish, combine the olive oil, lemon zest and juice, garlic, dried oregano, thyme, salt and pepper together. Add the lamb and use your hands to massage in the marinade. Set aside for 30 minutes at room temperature.
  • Place the lamb on the enamel tray on the glass tray. Press the Auto/ Roast pad nine times for Automenu 28, Lamb Medium. Enter 2000g and press Start. After cooking, remove from the oven and allow to rest while you make the salad.
  • To make the salad, roughly chop the tomatoes, cucumber, red onion and feta. Halve the olives. Add the dried oregano, olive oil, season with salt and pepper and toss to combine. Transfer to a serving plate.